Cyprus has a subtropical climate - Mediterranean and semi-arid type (in the north-eastern part of island) with very mild winters (on the coast) and warm to hot summers. You can find snow in the Troodos mountains in the central part of the island. Rain occurs mainly in winter, with summer being generally dry.

  • Cyprus has the warmest climate and warmest winters in the Mediterranean part of the European Union.
  • The average annual temperature on the coast is around 24 °C (75 °F) during the day and 14 °C (57 °F) at night.
  • Generally – summers/holiday season lasts about eight months. It begins in April, with average temperatures of 21–23 °C (70–73 °F) during the day and 11–13 °C (52–55 °F) at night, and ends in November, with average temperatures of 22–23 °C (72–73 °F) during the day and 12–14 °C (54–57 °F) at night.
  • In the remaining four months of the year, temperatures still sometimes exceed 20 °C (68 °F).
  • Among all cities in the Mediterranean part of the European Union, Limassol has the warmest winters, in the period January–February, the average temperature is 17–18 °C (63–64 °F) during the day and 8–9 °C (46–48 °F) at night.
  • In other coastal locations in Cyprus, the temperature is generally 16–17 °C (61–63 °F) during the day and 7–9 °C (45–48 °F) at night.
  • In March and December in Limassol the average is 19–20 °C (66–68 °F) during the day and 10–11 °C (50–52 °F) at night; other coastal locations in Cyprus are generally 17–19 °C (63–66 °F) during the day and 8–11 °C (46–52 °F) at night.
  • The middle of summer (July and August) is usually hot, with an average coastal temperature of around 33 °C (91 °F) during the day and around 23 °C (73 °F) at night. In the centre of the island - the highlands - the average temperature exceeds 35 °C (95 °F)) while between June and September on the coast the average temperature is usually around 30 °C (86 °F) during the day and around 20 °C (68 °F) at night.
  • While large temperature fluctuations are rare on the coast, the centre of Cyprus has more variations – typically colder winters and hotter summers.

Buying a Home in Cyprus

If you enjoy the drinks of Cyprus, why not buy a property in Cyprus as a holiday or permanent home, we have fabulous villas and apartments for sale in LarnacaPaphosPissouriLimassol and Famagusta.